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Orchestral S series

Orchestral S series mallets feature 1″ heads,  and are ideal for instruments with thinner bars.  All models feature brass weights to maintain good fundamental tone.

OS1 S

OS1 is very bright and medium heavy mallet producing a clear and big sound on a glockenspiel. This model is the ideal choice for large scale symphonic repertoire.

Specification

Instrument:     Glockenspiel  

Tone:     Very bright

Weight:     30 gr

Length:    37 cm

Head size:     25 mm

Handle:     Rattan

Colour:     Black

Suggested repertoire

Orff:     Carmina Burana

Prokofiev:     Synthian Suite

Ravel:     Daphnis and Chloe (2nd suite)

Respighi:     Pines of Rome

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OS2 S

OS2 is a bright sounding mallet producing a clear tone on most sizes of glockenspiel. Its core weight is lighter than OS1 therefore more suitable for fast passages of repertoire. 

Specification

Instrument:     Glockenspiel  

Tone:     Bright

Weight:     27 gr

Length:     37 cm

Head size:     25 mm

Handle:     Rattan

Colour:     White

Suggested repertoire

Copland:    Appalachian Spring

Dukas:    L’Apprenti Sorcier

Holst:    The Planets

Strauss:    Don Juan

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OS3 S

OS3 produces a medium bright, warm tone and is a great choice for softer or quieter glockenspiel repertoire. Its relatively light weight core makes it easy to manoeuvre around repertoire with a particularly fast tempo.

Specification

Instrument:     Glockenspiel  

Tone:     Medium

Weight:     27 gr

Length:    37 cm

Head size:     25 mm

Handle:     Rattan

Colour:     Clear

Suggested repertoire

Glazunov:     Violin Concerto

Mozart:     Magic Flute

Saint-Saens:     Le Carnival des animaux

Wagner:     Sigfried

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OS4 S

Producing a bright timbre and projects sound very clearly. OS4 is ideal for general orchestral xylophone repertoire and therefore a good ‘go-to’ mallet.

Specification

Instrument:     Xylophone  

Tone:     Bright

Weight:     26 gr

Length:     37 cm

Head size:     25 mm

Handle:     Rattan

Colour:     Grey

Suggested repertoire

Britten:     Young Person’s Guide

Ravel:     Mother Goose

Saint-Saens:     Danse Macabre

Walton:     Belshazzar’s Feast

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OS5 S

Producing the lightest tone and having the lightest weight in the Orchestral series, OS5 is suitable for orchestral repertoire requiring a delicate timbre. This model is is also suitable for solo ‘Ragtime’ music.

Specification

Instrument:     Xylophone  

Tone:     Medium

Weight:     25 gr

Length:     37 cm

Head size:     25 mm

Handle:    Rattan

Colour:     Off white

Suggested repertoire

Bartók:    Strings, percussion & celesta

Kodály:     Háry János

Musser:     Etudes

Shostakovich:     The Golden Age

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